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Save the Date for the Historical Society of Michigan's 2023 Conferences

The Historical Society of Michigan (HSM) is pleased to announce its 2023 conference schedule.

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Introducing the New Michigan History Alliance® Grant Program

The Historical Society of Michigan (HSM) has announced a new grant program available to history organizations in Michigan.

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Announcing the Winners of the 2022 State History Awards

The Historical Society of Michigan (HSM) announces its 2022 State History Award winners. The winners receive their awards during the Annual Meeting and Michigan History Conference on September 23-25, 2022, in Albion.

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HSM Reissues Popular “Fiery Trial” Book

The Historical Society of Michigan (HSM) announces a new reedited and reformatted edition of “Fiery Trial,” James H. Lincoln and James L. Donahue’s noteworthy book on the Great Fire of 1881.

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Michigan Students Honored at 2022 National History Day

Michigan students were among the thousands of participants from across the United States and several territories competing in the virtual 2022 National History Day contest, which took place June 12-18, 2022. Fifteen Michigan students received special honors at this year’s competition—including a second-place finish and two special prizes.

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HSM Launches Van Buren County Historical Society Storm Damage Relief Campaign

The Historical Society of Michigan (HSM) has initiated a GoFundMe campaign to raise money to help the Van Buren County Historical Society (VBCHS) in Hartford recover from the severe storm damage of June 13, 2022.

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